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The assessment of an infant’s feeding is arguably one of the most important cornerstones of paediatric practice.
Kawasaki Disease is a vasculitis affecting medium-sized arteries and is the leading cause of acquired heart disease in the developed world.
Osgood-Schlatter disease is a self-limiting disorder causing anterior knee pain in 20% of children that participate in sports.
Infective Endocarditis is an infectious disease of the heart and surrounding vessels commonly seen in patients with a history of cardiac disease.
Suspect malaria in anyone with a fever or a history of fever who previously visited a malaria endemic area. One bite is all it takes!
Green bilious vomiting is an emergency in a newborn until proven otherwise!
This rare condition requires a high index of suspicion. Clinical features are progressive, but mortality can double after only 24 hours of presentation!
There are between 5000-6000 new TB cases every year in England (UK), with those in lower socioeconomic environments being most at risk.
Asbestosis is diffuse interstitial fibrosis of the lung as a consequence of exposure to asbestos fibres, resulting in various types of cancer.
Bronchiolitis is the most common cause of hospitalisation for children under 1 year – increasing every year!
Tetralogy of Fallot is the most common cyanotic congenital heart disease, making up 10% of all CHDs.
ITP typically presents with a sudden appearance of a petechial rash, spontaneous bruising, and/or bleeding in an otherwise well child.